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RuraLAB 3.0

Fostering Empowerment of Young People in Rural Areas Through Social Entrepreneurship and Employment

Short Description

Depopulation of rural areas may further aggravate the economic decline already faced by these regions and thus widen the gap between rich and poor regions in Europe. The European Commission has therefore identified depopulation as a priority.

To combat this depopulation, the ruraLAB project focuses on equipping young people in rural areas with tools and skills in social entrepreneurship, thus preventing them from leaving for urban areas and preventing these areas, which are rich in tourist and ecological resources and have economic potential, from becoming empty.

Project Coordinator
University of National and World Economy – Sofia
Contact: Prof. Kamelia Stefanova
Email: kamelia@fmi.uni-sofia.bg
Project Partners
A & A Emphasys Interactive Solutions Ltd
Contact: Athos Charalambides
Email: info@emphasyscentre.com
Stichting Incubator
Contact: Iris Bos
Email: i.bos@bdfriesland.nl
Contact: Dimitris Nakos
Email: nakos.dimi@gmail.com
Universita degli studi di Roma tor Vergata
Contact: Prof. Andrea Volterrani
Email: andrea.volterrani@uniroma2.it
CRES Center of Research and European Studies – future business
Contact: Alessia Spatafora
Email: effebi@asseffebi.eu
Contact: David Bayona Cuallado
Email: david.bayona@dideasgroup.es